Argentine World Cup winner Lionel Messi is smashing social media records now as his last few Instagram posts have hit major numbers.
Lionel Messi just can’t stop breaking records on social media now that he is the winner of the FIFA World Cup. The Argentine superstar can now claim to have the most liked Instagram post of all time, with (at this point) 62 million likes.
Not only that, but Messi’s last four posts have a total of 133.4 million likes, another astronomical number for a sports athlete on the most popular social media platform. Messi’s following has skyrocketed and he now has 400 million followers on Instagram.
The latest picture Messi uploaded is himself sleeping with the World Cup, the said post has 26.1 million likes and was only published three hours ago.
Messi’s return to Argentina
Messi’s social networks will only increase in interactions as Argentina has returned to Buenos Aires and are set to have their victory parade that will take them to el Obelisco in the famed 9 de Julio Avenue.
The Obelisco has become the center of the most important sporting achievements by teams in Argentina, from World Cup wins to local teams celebrating championships, or clasico victories between River Plate and Boca Juniors.